我畫畫 – Amy Estrada

You missed a loud little event last Friday. Or maybe you didn’t, but most likely you did if you run in my circle of friends. You see, Friday night there was a show that was entirely DIY, entirely warm and inviting, and entirely successful, as far as I can tell. Having never even heard of [...]

A Series of Intersecting Lines

It hasn’t taken long for Tim Strouss to arrange a solo show, but Tim Strouss has not had your typical artists development. Since he began painting a year ago, he has taken a disciplined approach to painting, art education, and technique. He’s painted nearly every day for the past year, and it shows. (read our [...]

Interview: Gina Tuzzi

I met Gina Tuzzi at her Stripe Men showing in July. Her work immediately struck me as displaying an immense amount of skill, vision and openness. Seriously, the detail in these drawings will blow your mind. Gina was kind enough to answer some questions, and give me a closer look at the thought and care [...]

Interview: Justin Angelos

After my initial interaction with Justin Angelos’ work at Stripe Men, I really wanted to interact with him a bit. His work is so rooted the kind of nostalgia and abstracted relationships we have with celebrities that I felt like I wanted more. Maybe I knew I would never get an answer from O.J., Bruce [...]

First Friday Picks 6/12

First Friday is tomorrow! After looking through the various shows, I’ve picked my favorites. Photographers Wallflower Boutique – Katie Cater – New Work Black and white prints, looks promising… Pure Pleasure- Charles Berger If you want to trip out, check out his photos from Brady’s Yacht Club! Santa Cruz Rehearsal Studios – Precious on the [...]

Heros & Zeros – Justin Angelos

Before I say anything, I have to admit; I’m not a fan of collage. It isn’t that I don’t think found images can be art, even high art. I suspect it has to do with my position on the autism spectrum. Texture is just one of those areas where I am extremely picky. Once you [...]